Ep 49. How to lose weight with Hashimoto’s/Hypothyroidism | Karen Martel

Sep 30, 2021 | Podcast Episode




This really is the million-dollar question isn’t it? How do I lose weight?  

When you have Hashimoto’s and/or hypothyroidism, weight gain and then the difficulty losing weight is so frustrating. 

It’s not as simple as calories in calories out. Or exercise harder (in fact that might be causing weight GAIN).

So, what do you do? What food should you eat? Not eat? What type of exercise should you do? 

Aside from answering those core questions, we also cover:

  • Science of the adrenals and hormones
  • Getting to the root cause of the health issue
  • Possible underlying factors or common causes
  • T4 to T3 conversion
  • What are the medical tests to take to get started?
  • How to maintain a healthy weight

Karen also shares her protocol to find your weight loss code.

The first step in Karen’s protocol is to take your temperature. Here is her free download with instructions as to how to do that properly.

Head over to her website to take the hormone quiz and tune in to her podcast – The Other Side of Weight Loss.


related podcast episodes

If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for similar discussions, check out these episodes:

#6. What causes Hashimoto’s

#10 Going Gluten free Part 1  & #13 Part 2

#17 Living A Thyroid Wellness Lifestyle

#47 Common Thyroid Questions

This article might also be helpful on Weight gain as a common Hashimoto’s symptom.

Meet Karen

Karen Martel is a Certified Hormone Specialist & Transformational Nutrition Coach and women’s weight loss expert.

Founder of the revolutionary program OnTrack a women’s hormone balancing & weight loss program. Host of the top-rated women’s health podcast The Other Side of Weight Loss. After struggling with her own health issues, Karen was determined to bring her knowledge to others with a bold new approach to women’s health and weight management.

Karen’s passion lies in helping women breakthrough weight loss resistance and find their personal weight loss code through diet variation and hormone optimization. Karen is a health leader and researcher determined to revolutionize weight loss for modern women.

Connect with Karen:



The Other Side of Weight Loss (her podcast)

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